Welcome to Seven Ponds Photography Club

Mission Statement

The Seven Ponds Camera Club, formed in 2009, was created to promote the advancement of photography as an art. The purpose of the club is to bring together persons of like mind who are dedicated to the advancement of their skills by association with other members, through the study of the work of others and through spirited and friendly competition.  The club exists to offer opportunities for all to share knowledge within the club and in the community, through exhibitions and programs that excite interest in the knowledge and practice of all branches of photography. 

We meet the 1st and 3rd* Friday of the month at 7:00 PM at Seven Ponds Nature Center - Online due to Covid 19

Visitors are always welcome at our meetings.       


Hours Tuesday through Sunday

 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed Monday
Grounds open to members dawn to dusk.
3854 Crawford Road
Dryden, MI 48428-9776

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  Newsletter July/Aug 2021

Message from our President

SPPC Members,

Due to the growing concerns over the COVID-19/Coronavirus, and the decision of Seven Ponds Nature Center to close for group meetings for everyone's well being, The Seven Ponds Photo Club Board of Directors has decided it is in the best interest of our club members and any visitors to cancel our upcoming in-person meetings:  

We are sorry for any inconvenience and hope that you and your family stay healthy and safe.

Jim Lewis

SPPC President

We are scheduled to start meetings in person at Seven Ponds Nature Center on the  1st Friday, September 3, 2021 Astrophotography with Cindy Bilinsky

August 2021 Meetings and Workshops

3rd Qrt Newsletter 

1st Friday Meeting Oct 1, 2021,  - at Seven Ponds Nature Center 7:00 PM EST 

Part 1: Review of Assignment Images

  •  Images are due Wed Sept 29, 2021, by noon
  • Assignment August 2021 - "Hot Stuff"
  • Rework of previous months images
  • Other- Any Image you would like to share
  • Please send your images to Kristin Grudzien
  • Send Images via email to 7pondsphoto@gmail.com


3rd Friday Meeting  Sept 17, 2021 Competition Image Review

Part 2: Review of prior months SPPC competition images (July Images)


2021 In-person photoshoot(s) 

2021 On-line workshop(s)


BH Classes

Tue 10/19/2021 7PM -Planning A Wildlife Shot with Ray Hennessy sponsored by GDCCC

RSVP to:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/planning-a-wildlife-shot-with-ray-hennessy-tickets-158512034763    Must sign up on line prior to the zoom meeting



2021 Photo Trips

We encourage all of our SPPC members to consider leading a photo club trip -   Trip request form.


2021 Self Guided Photo Shoot Ops  


2022/2023 Election of new Board Positions
1st Friday meeting at SPNC 11-5-2021 November Election - members may nominate him/her self let us know by 1st Friday in October

Please send nominations to 7pondsphotoexpo@gmail.com

The Board of Directors will be nominated or a member may volunteer to nominate him/her self in October of the election year. The election of the new Board of Directors will be at the first November meeting of the odd number of calendar years. Upon being elected, the new Board of Directors shall convene to a room outside the general meeting, and among themselves, decide on the officers for the upcoming year. New Board of Director members will take office in January of the following year. 



2021 SPPC Club Dues

New members joining in 2021
Seven Ponds Photo Club Membership Payment
SPPC dues are $15 for one member and $20 for a family or two or more members living at the same address. 


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2020/2021 Elected Board Positions / Members

2020/2021 Elected Board Positions / Members
  President   Jim Lewis
  Vice President 1   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Vice President 2   Bobbie Lewis
  Secretary   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Treasurer   LeeAnn McLaneGoetz
  Digital Print Manager(s)   Germaine Finley/            Kristin Grudzien
  Print Manager(s)  Jim Lewis *on hold
  1stweek Image Manager  Kristin Grudzien
  Trip Manager(s)

  Tina Daniels                          LeeAnn McLaneGoetz

  Face book Manager   Kristin Grudzien
  Fundraiser Manager   Mike Mercier
  Board Member   Stu Davis
  Library Manager
  Tim Toland
  Non-Board – Newsletter  Germaine Finley

Hank Lewis DPD Manager  Stepped down 8/2021

Next board election Nov 5, 2021

Contact Us

Contact Us: 7pondsphotoexpo@gmail.com

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Seven Ponds Photo Club is a member of the Greater Detroit Camera Club Council.

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